Worried that the economy might put a crimp in your travel plans next year? Never fear: travel doesn't have to break the bank. Your currency may be depressed, but that doesn't mean you have to be; there are still many destinations around the world that can be enjoyed on the cheap. If you let the global economic ups-and-downs work to your advantage, adopt some personal austerity measures in pricier destinations, and head towards up-and-coming destinations, you can stay on the road longer for less.
We bring you this bargainous bounty of 10 budget-friendly destinations where you can get the most bang for your buck.
The Crusader Castle of Crac des Chevaliers, one of the world's great castles, charges around US$3.50 entry.